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Sobriety Checkpoint in Salem Taking Place Weekend of Sept. 22

SALEM - A Sobriety Checkpoint will take place sometime this weekend in Salem. New Hampshire State Police and Salem police said the checkpoint will be a joint operation in an attempt to identify impaired drivers. The checkpoint is authorized by the Rockingham County Superior Court and will be conduct

NH1.COM - 2017-09-21 17:11:00

Salem nursing home employee accused of possessing resident's fentanyl

CONCORD - An employee at a Salem nursing home faces two felony charges after she allegedly removed three fentanyl patches prescribed to a resident, state officials said. Stephanie McMahon, 39, of Derry, worked as a resident care assistant at an elderly long-term care facility, according to Attorney

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-20 17:54:00

Salem Resident Care Assistant Indicted On Drug Charges

SALEM, NH - A local woman has been indicted on felony drug counts after allegedly mishandling fentanyl at an elderly long-term care facility in Salem, according to the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office. Stephanie McMahon, 39, of Salem, was indicted on two felony counts of acts prohibited-fenta

PATCH - 2017-09-19 21:14:51

Mobile 9/11 memorial exhibit visits Salem

A special exhibit commemorating the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, is on display in a section of the parking lot at the Rockingham Mall. The 1,000-square-foot exhibit is packed with mementos from that day 16 years ago. The 9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit travels the country with the goal of fulfilling

WMUR.COM - 2017-09-19 16:38:00

Police: Lawrence drug dealer arrested making deliveries to Pelham homes

PELHAM - A four-week investigation led police to an alleged drug dealer from Lawrence who was reportedly delivering large amounts of heroin to homes in Pelham. Reynaldo Mejia, 28, of Lawrence, was arrested for operating without a valid license, disobeying an officer, falsifying physical evidence, dr

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 22:58:46

The Latest: Hernandez's daughter suing NFL, Patriots

BOSTON (AP) - The Latest on deceased NFL star Aaron Hernandez being diagnosed with the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez's daughter are suing the NFL and the New England Patriots over his death. The lawsuit filed in federal cour

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-21 20:33:13

Lowell man found dead in Billerica

BILLERICA -- The Middlesex District Attorney's Office revealed that a body found off Concord Road on Wednesday morning is that of a 30-year-old Lowell man. The identification of the man was being withheld pending notification of next of kin, according to a statement from the District Attorney's Off

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-21 10:34:34

Smart911 system provides dispatchers with vital information

METHUEN - For as long as first responders have been available, people have been looking for ways to get them information quickly and efficiently - whether it's a dog tag with an elderly person's medical conditions or a flyer in a child's bedroom window, alerting firefighters to check there in the ev

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 00:00:00

CHECK THIS OUT Valley songwriter's jazz takes Sahara stage

A faithful admirer of the world-class jazz that's played Tuesday nights at the Sahara Club and Restaurant in Methuen will hear familiar strains come Sept. 26 - his own. Andover songwriter and Haverhill lawyer John Finbury will be among the crowd when his Latin Grammy-nominated music is sung by Marc

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 11:30:00

Defendants held in fentanyl trafficking case

HAVERHILL - A state prosecutor in the case of five people arrested on Wednesday in Haverhill for fentanyl trafficking said the drugs police seized had the potential of causing yet more overdose deaths. "I don't think it's unfair to consider in a case like this what happens when 149 grams of fentanyl

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 01:00:00

Sessions ties lax immigration laws to rise of drug cartels

BOSTON -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions blamed loose immigration policies for a proliferation of drug cartels that he says prey on immigrant communities while peddling fentanyl and other deadly opioids on the nation's streets. In remarks Thursday at the U.S. attorney's office in the federal courtho

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 22:39:00

L'Italien to seek Tsongas' congressional seat

Andover Democrat Barbara L'Italien is officially testing the waters for a bid for outgoing Rep. Niki Tsongas' congressional seat. L'Italien, a two-term state Senator from Andover, announced Wednesday that she is creating an exploratory committee for what would be her first bid for Congress. "Our cou

ANDOVER TOWNSMAN - 2017-09-21 08:00:00

Life is changing in Southern New Hampshire

To the Editor: At a recent Hampstead planning board meeting, residents of four beautiful neighborhoods found out that their backyards will be turning into "condo mania" with 36 units on 17.5 acres of land. Regular zoning rules are being skirted by calling the proposed project at "Winchester Heights"

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-22 01:30:00

Sunscreen dispensers installed in Methuen man's memory

METHUEN - The bright yellow sunscreen dispensers appeared across the city Tuesday - three on the high school athletic fields and one at the Department of Public Works - their cheerful color a stark contrast to the gloomy cloud cover. The four dispensers will soon be joined by more - one is planned

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 03:00:00

Anti-hate message OK'd by selectmen after contentious debate

The Board of Selectmen strayed from its usual fare of gas line permits and liquor license approvals Monday night and entered the national fray over racism, freedom of speech, acts of hate and violence, political correctness and more. Following the lead of the School Committee, which issued a stateme

ANDOVER TOWNSMAN - 2017-09-21 19:54:00

Lawrence man charged in Pelham heroin probe

Sun staff report PELHAM, N.H. -- Police arrested a suspected heroin dealer Thursday following an investigation. The Police Department's Criminal Bureau was investigating a man who was allegedly "making large-scale heroin deliveries to Pelham addresses," according to a press release. They found the

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-21 20:46:17

'No Moore Cancer' 5k race honors late Hampstead officer

HAMPSTEAD - Terri Moore is choosing to honor the memory of her late husband Matthew Moore, not only for the community he served, but for their two young daughters he left behind. "I want them to see how loved their father is and see other people who are here so I can tell them, 'They're here for dad

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 20:19:36

Ferret infatuation: Lovable creatures look to win over fans at farewell festival

TERRY DATE/Staff photoA ferret at 4 Li'l Paws takes a run down the slide on the porch playground at the Brentwood, N.H., shelter. The 21st and final Ferret Festival will take place on Saturday in Londonderry, N.H. TERRY DATE/Staff photoThe playground at 4 Li'l Paws Ferret Shelter in Brentwood, N.H.,

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

L'Italien, seeking run in 3rd District, lives in 6th District

ANDOVER -- State Sen. Barbara L'Italien does not reside in the congressional district for which she is considering a run, town records show. L'Italien launched an exploratory committee last week eying the 3rd Congressional District seat that will become open when U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas steps away i

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-21 17:06:45

What we are working on 9/21/2017 (VIDEO)

It's Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Here is some of what Sun staffers and other news providers are working on for lowellsun.com and Friday's print edition. State Sen. Barbara L'Italien announced last week she's formed an exploratory committee to help her decide on whether to run for Congress from the 3

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-21 16:24:45